Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Hillcrest Animal Hospital in Hudson! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at (715) 386-1234 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Dr. Chris Cole

Veterinarian

Dr. Chris Cole is the owner and veterinarian at Hillcrest Animal Hospital. He grew up in Twinsburg, Ohio and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio...

Dr. Ann Lystrup

Veterinarian

Dr. Ann Lystrup is a veterinarian at Hillcrest Animal Hospital. She obtained her BS degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated from the University of Wisconsin...

Jesse

Veterinary Technician

Jesse started working at Hillcrest in November 2013. She graduated from Duluth Business University with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology in March 2013...

Jonathan

Veterinary Technician

Jonathan started at Hillcrest in 2012 and received his Associate’s Degree from Normandale Community College in 2008. In 2011, he graduated from Argosy University with his...

Julia

Veterinary Technician

Julia is one of our Certified Veterinary Technicians at Hillcrest Animal Hospital. Julia received her Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology from Globe College in 2012...

Katie

Veterinary Technician

Katie started working at Hillcrest way back in 2007. She has her Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in Conservation and Resource...

Amanda

Veterinary Technician & Administrative Assistant

Amanda first began working at Hillcrest Animal Hospital in April of 1999 as a veterinary assistant while obtaining her Associates Degree in Veterinary...

Desiree

Veterinary Technician

Desiree has been working at Hillcrest since March 2016. She has been in the veterinary profession for 15+ years. Desiree has a background of general practice, emergency...

Holly

Owner and Receptionist

Holly, along with her husband Dr. Cole, are the owners of Hillcrest Animal Hospital. She also works as a receptionist here when she is not at home helping to take care of her mother...

Katie

Receptionist

Katie works up front as a receptionist. She enjoys working with pets and their families. Katie is just starting out in the veterinary field and is excited to be part of such a great team and...

Brittany

Veterinary Assistant

Brittany works at Hillcrest as a Veterinary Assistant and as part of our kennel staff. She currently goes to school at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and will be graduating...

Jenna

Veterinary Assistant

Jenna works at Hillcrest as a Veterinary Assistant. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in 2018 with a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science, with an...

Jona

Receptionist

Jona is our newest receptionist here at Hillcrest Animal Hospital. She currently resides in Hudson, WI with her husband. Adding to Jona’s family are her three children, three...

Tracy

Veterinary Technician

Tracy is another one of our Certified Technicians here at Hillcrest, having received her degree from Argosy University in 2012. Although, Tracy has been employed in the...

Mariah

Veterinary Assistant

Mariah works at Hillcrest as a Veterinary Assistant and as part of our kennel staff. She currently attends the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and graduates in the spring of 2020. Mariah is...